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Carpet depicting story of Joseph

Pile weaving, senna knot. Cotton warp and weft, wool pile. Field: Story of Joseph in three parts. Top: four men in turbans and capes lead boy toward three buildings at rear. Center: man in building points to foreground; hunter with bow and arrow aims at spotted tiger on gazelle; three other...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection


Persian, Qajar, late 19th or 20th century

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Cotton warp and weft; wool pile


Textiles and Fashion Arts